Jamie Yuenger

Over the last fifteen years, Jamie has interviewed shoe cobblers, performance artists, Holocaust survivors, politicians and a whole host of other people worth listening to. StoryKeep was her brainchild after a life-changing experience documenting one man’s life story over ten interview sessions. Jamie earned her BA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied Scandinavian Studies, folklore and Women’s Studies. While in college, she worked as an assistant folklorist at the Wisconsin Arts Board where she conducted fieldwork with esteemed folks artists. In 2006, she moved to New York City and began editing radio and video documentaries for City Lore. In 2008, she studied radio at the Salt Institute in Portland, Maine, after which she was hired as an assistant producer at WNYC. Jamie was a founding co-host of the Brooklyn daily TV show, BK Live. She founded StoryKeep in 2011.